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Illinois State Police charged two people with driving under the influence on Sunday -- the one in back of the squad car and the one who hit the back of the squad car.
In St. Clair County, a shocking 27.5 percent of children live in poverty, according to the latest Kids Count.
A Highland man will spend 90 years in prison for producing child pornography. That sentence was handed down against 21-year old, Christopher Horton Friday in U.S. District Court in East St. Louis.
An Illinois State Trooper and two DUI suspects have minor injuries after an accident on Interstate 64 near mile marker three.
A majority of children born into the poorest families remain in poverty as adults, according to a national study conducted by Harvard University researchers that questions whether the American Dream is a myth.
The agency will be offering assistance from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. Saturday at Mason Clark Elementary in East St. Louis.
Dan Parris and David Peterka allotted themselves only $1.25 a day for food, lodging and in America, for transportation while traveling across three continents to try to experience what extreme poverty felt like.
The Illinois Department of Transportation is considering two options for a high-speed rail line between St. Louis and Granite City.
The pre-Columbian settlement at Cahokia was the largest city in North America north of Mexico, with as many as 20,000 people living there at its peak.
Checking local police reports provided this morning to Z-1570, Wood River Police were holding 24 year old Jeffrey Colonna of the 100 block of East St. Louis Street in East Alton for a retail theft warrant.
There's no more dangerous place to live in the country than East St. Louis. NeighborhoodScout.com ranked the 100 most dangerous cities in the country based on 2012 violent crime statistics from the Census Bureau.
Six bridges along a stretch of Interstate 64 need some routine maintenance, and drivers between 18th Street and Kingshighway in East St. Louis will see lane closures starting Monday to accommodate the work.
Beth Shepperd, assistant superintendent of District 189, said the fire started in a classroom in the seventh-grade wing and initially school officials closed off that wing.